4 Deep in the Suburbs: Kudzai takes on ‘African gangs’ fear-mongering – video | Culture

In his new track, Melbourne-based and Zimbabwe-born artist Kudzai Chirunga offers a counterpoint to the media outrage over so-called “African gangs”. It has clocked up more than 125,000 views since being posted to Facebook last week.

“I have a lot of friends who are South Sudanese and they were feeling … alienated by the way the media was coming at them, feeling villainised,” he told Guardian Australia. “That was weighing down on me a little bit.”

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